SoftLayer Expands Startup Outreach In Canada

Dallas-based SoftLayer Technologies said this week that it is expanding its outreach to incubators, accelerators, and startups in Canada. The firm said it launched its Catalyst Startup Program into the country, to offer up IT infrastructure to those companies. SoftLayer said it will provide servers, storage and networking, executive mentoring, engineering resources, and limited financial support to starts at such accelerators as GrowLab, Communitech, Ryerson University Digital Media Zone (DMZ), Innovation Factory, Extreme Startups, and the Ontario Network of Excellence (ONE). SoftLayer provides cloud infrastructure and IT hosting services.